The Daily Mail claims 25-year-old rocket scientist Jack Heslewood recently quit his job to become a full-time male model. Jack has an IQ of 181, but decided that modeling is more lucrative. He said, “In modeling, you get to meet lots of diverse people and make new friends. It’s a great distraction from science, which is very demanding mentally. With modeling, you need a whole different type of skill set, which I respect. It’s not easy.”
Because the economy has been rolling along pretty well lately, the U.S. Army has been having trouble finding recruits. In order to attract the best and brightest — and to boost enrollment — the Army is now recruiting young gamers, people who play video games. The reason that gaming actually helps young people prepare for life in the military. They get a sense of military strategy when they’re playing war games — and they are at an advantage with their hand-eye coordination. (Kotaku)
A French design company has created a pair of smart jeans that act as a wearable GPS. Spinali Design jeans have sensors on each side of them that vibrate when you need to turn left or right. The jean’s sensors are connected to a smartphone app. The jeans should last for years if washed carefully and properly. We also hear of many people making wrong turns purposely, because they enjoy the sensation.